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Oral Health

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Oral Health

I have been trying to include health lessons into our Science class.  My son is a very active 6 year old that does not have time to brush his teeth.  I felt that he needs to be reminded why brushing is so important to his health. Here is the learning resources that I used for this oral health lesson.

My son loves this model,  he enjoyed making it talk and bite things.  This model helped us discuss biting and how important it is to have good chompers to eat healthy food.  I plan to use this model for years to come as we address teeth and oral health.

I really like these books for our science lessons.

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Preschool Age 3/4 Letter of the Week Packs

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Preschool letter of the week activities by 3 Dinosaurs.com.
First off, a big thank you for 3 Dinosaur.com for sharing all these great preschool letter activities for free!
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I have tried several different letter activities that I have found on Pinterest and created myself.
They were all really great but did not completely fit our needs.
The Romping & Roaring ABC Packs on 3 Dinosaurs.com goes along great with the other resources we use :

  • My ” letter” books with Sight cards
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom with letter tree activity
  • Number car tracing mats
  • Chicka Chicka 123 number book and apple tree activity
  • Sensory bins
  • Busy Bags
  • Leapfrog books, videos and activities
  • Bible lessons
  • Puzzles,games and more
  • Letter crafts by Crystalandcomp.com
  • Letter of the week search activity by TheMeasuredMom.com

We try and read at least 20 minutes a day.  You can find great free Ebooks to borrow at www.wegivebooks.com
and Openlibrary.org.

Chicka Chicka Alphabet and Numbers

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Kids of all ages enjoy these wonderful books by Bill Martin Jr.

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Prep PreK Lesson Plan:

  • Read both books daily
  • Put magnetic letters on the tree as we read each one
  • Put the letter and number of the lesson on a big tree in classroom beginning of each letter

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Print out tree by DLTK onto brown and green construction paper.  Glue the tree onto a piece of cardstock and laminate or put into page protector.   Use magnetic letters, numbers and a cookie sheet from the Dollar Tree.

Prep PreK Letter H Hippo Theme

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………Learn the letter H
Hippo Theme:
includes: letter H, phonics, counting 1-20, nursery rhymes, days of week, months, seasons, time, colors and shapes

Daily:

Watch letter H playlist

Daily calendar, season chart, weather chart and months of year
Daily prayer and Pledge of Allegiance

Read My “H” Book by Jane Belk Moncure (Borrow Online at Open Library.com)

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Number 6 Car Mat by Designs by Coriann on Etsy
Make learning fun with colorful printables like these that encourage imagination and fun.

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Activities:
Find the letter H:  The Ants Go Marching  by education.com (laminate or put in page protectors to use over and over with erasable markers)
Great learning resources for the letter H by Confessions of a Homeschooler.  Choose 1 or more activities to do daily.

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Crafts:

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Letter H Hippo by Cori-Ann Gilley

Apps, computer sites and Learning Toys:

Time and Shape Puzzle by  Melissa and Doug

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Melissa and Doug Alphabet Sounds Puzzle

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Fine Motor Skills

Letter H sensory bin (put items that start with H in the rice bin)

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Books:

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Hot Hippo
(free online to borrow at Open Library

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But Not The Hippopotamus
(free online to borrow at Open Library)

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There’s A Hippopotamus Under My Bed
(free online to borrow at Open Library)